B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League. Mountain States Regional Office
The Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith, Mountain States Regional Office began in 1913 as a volunteer committee led by Simon Heller. The purpose of the organization was to fight prejudice and intolerance and to preserve the Jewish democratic heritage. The formal organization was established in 1941 as the tri-state office with Harold Saks as the first director. The Mountain States Regional Office in Denver worked toward the elimination of discrimination in employment, housing, accommodations and education.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Topics covered: Allied Jewish Federation and involvement in several other Jewish organizations (see agents), brief background, Denver Jewish community, experiences at University of Denver, War effort at home.
Dates: 1979 December 27
Overview Topics include: Nathan Rosenberg's background and education, professional career, the Depression, WWII, working with AJF after the war. Nature of Denver community and their response, Jewish Youth Council, Hadassah, Anti-Defamation League, Rose Hospital, Community Center. Developing Young Leadership Institutes and trips to Israel, established Hillel House at DU and CU, Beth Israel Hospital and elderly Jews, issues in the Jewish community.
Dates: 1978 November 22